- PhD - Friedman School of Nutrition Science, Tufts University - 1996
- DVM with thesis - Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University - 1991
- BS - Tufts University - 1986
- American College of Veterinary Nutrition
- Ineson, D.L., Freeman, L.M., Rush, J.E. 2019. Clinical and laboratory findings and survival time associated with cardiac cachexia in dogs with congestive heart failure. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
- Schleicher, M., Cash, S.B., Freeman, L.M. 2019. Determinants of pet food purchasing decisions. Canadian Veterinary Journal.
- Freeman, L.M., Michel, K.E., Zanghi, B.M., Vester Boler, B.M., Fages, J. 2019. Evaluation of the use of muscle condition score and ultrasonographic measurements for assessment of muscle mass in dogs. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
- Sutherland-Smith, J., Hutchinson, D., Freeman, L.M. 2019. Comparison of computed tomographic attenuation values for epaxial muscles in old and young dogs. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
- Santiago, S.L., Freeman, L.M., Rush, J.E. 2019. Cardiac cachexia in cats with congestive heart failure: Prevalence and clinical, laboratory, and survival findings. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
- Karlin, E.T., Rush, J.E., Freeman, L.M. 2019. A pilot study investigating circulating trimethylamine N-oxide and its precursors in dogs with degenerative mitral valve disease with or without congestive heart failure. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
- Freeman, L.M., Rush, J.E., Helburn, A.M. 2018. Validation of a Health-related Quality of Life (QoL) Questionnaire for Owners of Dogs with Heart Disease. Anthrozoos.
- Freeman, L.M., Sutherland-Smith, J., Cummings, C., Rush, J.E. 2018. Evaluation of a quantitatively derived value for assessment of muscle mass in clinically normal cats. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
- Beaumier, A., Rush, J.E., Yang, V.K., Freeman, L.M. 2018. Clinical findings and survival time in dogs with advanced heart failure. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
- Linder, D.E., Mueller, M.K., Gibbs, D.M., Alper, J.A., Freeman, L.M. 2018. Effects of an Animal-Assisted Intervention on Reading Skills and Attitudes in Second Grade Students. Early Childhood Education Journal.
- Prantil, L.R., Heinze, C.R., Freeman, L.M. 2018. Comparison of carbohydrate content between grain-containing and grain-free dry cat diets and between reported and calculated carbohydrate values. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
- Freeman, L.M., Stern, J.A., Fries, R., Adin, D.B., Rush, J.E. 2018. Diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs: What do we know?. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
- Johnson, L.N., Freeman, L.M. 2017. Recognizing, describing, and managing reduced food intake in dogs and cats. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
- Aona, B.D., Rush, J.E., Rozanski, E.A., Cunningham, S.M., Sharp, C.R., Freeman, L.M. 2017. Evaluation of echocardiography and cardiac biomarker concentrations in dogs with gastric dilatation volvulus. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
- Freeman, L.M., Sutherland-Smith, J., Prantil, L.R., Sato, A.F., Rush, J.E., Barton, B.A. 2017. Quantitative assessment of muscle in dogs using a vertebral epaxial muscle score. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research.
- Kent, M., Boozer, L., Glass, E.N., Sanchez, S., Platt, S.R., Freeman, L.M. 2017. Post-operative Salmonella surgical site infection in a dog. Canadian Veterinary Journal.
- Linder, D.E., Siebens, H.C., Mueller, M.K., Gibbs, D.M., Freeman, L.M. 2017. Animal-assisted interventions: A national survey of health and safety policies in hospitals, eldercare facilities, and therapy animal organizations. American Journal of Infection Control.
- Linder, D.E., Mueller, M.K., Debra, G., Siebens, H.C., Freeman, L.M. 2017. The role of veterinary education in safety policies for animal-Assisted therapy and activities in hospitals and nursing homes. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.
- Linder, D.E., Sacheck, J.M., Noubary, F., Nelson, M.E., Freeman, L.M. 2017. Dog attachment and perceived social support in overweight/obese and healthy weight children. Preventive Medicine Reports.
- Pierce, K.V., Rush, J.E., Freeman, L.M., Cunningham, S.M., Yang, V.K. 2017. Association between Survival Time and Changes in NT-proBNP in Cats Treated for Congestive Heart Failure. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
General Research Interests
- Nutrition and Heart Disease
- Critical Care Nutrition
- Cachexia and sarcopenia
Research Interests by Area
Other Areas of Research
- Nutrition and heart disease, cachexia and sarcopenia, critical care nutrition
Research Interests by Organ System and Disease
Cardiovascular Diseases and Nutrition
- Role of nutrition in etiology and treatment of cardiovascular diseases
Nutritional Basis of Diseases
- Nutritional modulation of cardiac disease, critical care nutrition, clinical nutrition, cachexia and sarcopenia.